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Community histories

Access local community archives for Bundoora, Bendigo, Shepparton, Mildura and Albury-Wodonga regions, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) community archives and other community archives.

Community-based histories of place

See below for some local examples:

Victorian Collections

Victorian Collections facilitates access to the collections of a large number of often quite small Victorian community organisations, historical societies, and cultural heritage institutions. It is new and quickly growing and evolving.

Examples of organisations include: Australian Multicultural Community ServicesQueen Victoria Women's Centre, Australian National Surfing Museum, Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League, and the Darebin Parklands Association.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer (LGBTIQ) archives

The Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives (established in 1978) is the biggest repository of historical materials about lesbian and gay experience in Australia and the most prominent research centre for gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans* history in Australia. 

Other LGBTIQ community history projects:

Other community archives